|A Cynic Looks At Life - Ambrose Bierce|
LibriVox recording of A Cynic Looks At Life by Ambrose Bierce. Read in English by ACBowgus Civilization, Immortality, the Death Penalty, these are just a few of the essays enclosed in this collection, A Cynic Looks At Life. Written by Ambrose Bierce, these essays continue to be thought provoking, offering a valid outlook on life. Summary by DaveC. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the Li...
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|Japanese Girls and Women - Alice Bacon|
LibriVox recording of Japanese Girls and Women, by Alice Bacon This book is a clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate family life. And it is done by someone who admires the immense resources, abilities and strength shown by all of these girls and women. The intricate customs that bind the society together and must be learned by every girl, such as the annual Doll ceremony are explained as well as th...
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|Herbert West: Re-Animator by H. P. Lovecraft - H. P. Lovecraft|
LibriVox recording of Herbert West: Re-Animator, by H. P. Lovecraft. Read by Phil Chenevert "Herbert West—Reanimator" is a story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft that was first serialized in February through July 1922 in the amateur publication Home Brew. The story was the basis of the 1985 horror film Re-Animator and its sequels, in addition to numerous other adaptations in various media...
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|Anthem - Ayn Rand|
LibriVox recording of Anthem by Ayn Rand. Readby Phil Chenevert This Novella by Ayn Rand was first published in England in 1938. It takes place at some unspecified future date when mankind has entered another dark age characterized by irrationality, collectivism, and socialistic thinking and economics. Technological advancement is now carefully planned (when it is allowed to occur at all) and the concept of individuality has been eliminated (for example, the use of the word "I" is punishable by...
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|Our Little Irish Cousin - Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade|
LibriVox recording of Our Little Irish Cousin by Mary Hazelton Blanchard Wade. Read in English by WoollyBee; Timothy O'Riordan; Patrick Wells; Lynne Thompson; Michele Fry; Anastasiia Solokha; acousticwave This little book is intended to help American children (and adults) learn more about the children of Ireland, their culture and how they live their daily lives. It is one of a series attempting to do this with countries and peoples around the world hoping to not just educate but enlighten and ...
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|The Emerald City of Oz - L. Frank Baum|
LibriVox recording of THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ, by L.Frank Baum. Read by Phil Chenevert Oh My Goodness! What a lot of incredible adventures are packed into this epic. The evil gnome king plots to destroy Oz and enslave it's people; evil creatures from many places are enlisted in this dastardly plan that has every chance of success. Dorothy brings her Aunt and Uncle from Kansas where they have been evicted from the farm, to live in Oz and they are given a tour of parts of Oz that have never been vi...
Keywords: OZ; baum; children; fantasy
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|A Witch Shall Be Born - Robert E. Howard|
LibriVox recording of A Witch Shall Be Born, by Robert E. Howard Read by Phil Chenevert The kingdom of Khauran is admittedly small, but blessed with an abundance of rich soil, hard working inhabitants and much gold but most of all by a sweet young queen who is as wise and beneficent as she is beautiful. But then a horrible witch (her evil twin sister) secretly replaces her and introduces devil worship, human sacrifice and other things too repulsive to mention...
Keywords: conan; howard; SF; fantasy; hyborian; librivox; audiobook; barbarian
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|Shadows in the Moonlight - Robert E. Howard|
LibriVox recording of Shadows in the Moonlight, by Robert E. Howard Read by Phil Chenevert For a genuine Conan tale, full of barbarian craftiness, magic, fierce fighting and his berserker strength, this meets every criteria and is one of the best. Conan was raiding with the Free Companions when they were trapped and slaughtered by the merciless Shah Amurath the great Lord of Akif. Conan is one of the very few who escape by hiding in the mud of the marshes like a beast living on raw snake and mus...
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|Literary Taste: How to Form It - Arnold Bennett|
LibriVox recording of Literary Taste: How to Form It, by Arnold Bennett. Read by Timothy Ferguson. Arnold Bennett describes a method for enjoying literature, and suggests the contents of a comprehensive library. Chapters 1-10 and 14 describe his method for learning to enjoy literature. Chapters 11, 12, and 13 contain detailed lists of the 337 volumes required to complete a comprehensive library of English works...
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|Kim - Rudyard Kipling|
Librivox recording of Kim by Rudyard Kipling. Read by Adrian Praetzellis. Kim is a fabulous adventure story set in India during the former British Empire. It tells the story of a street-wise but (in typical Kipling fashion) highly moral Anglo-Indian boy who becomes enmeshed the “the Great Game” -– the competition between Britain and Russia for control over Asia. Taking time off from his role as the traveling companion of an aged Tibetan lama, the boy is trained as a spy, matches wits with ...
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|Alice's Adventures Under Ground: Being a facsimile of the original Ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" - Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898|
Book from Project Gutenberg: Alice's Adventures Under Ground: Being a facsimile of the original Ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" Note: With 37 illustrations by the author.
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